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Vivianne Ihekweazu

Managing Director, Nigeria Health Watch

Bio Current as of November 16, 2020

Vivianne Ihekweazu is the Managing Director at Nigeria Health Watch, a health communication and advocacy organisation based in Abuja, Nigeria. She is responsible for designing and implementing major health advocacy projects, strategies, and campaigns for government, not-for-profits, and development partners in Nigeria. She has an extensive international portfolio in strategic communications with 20 years’ experience working at global media communication and research agencies in the UK, South Africa, and Nigeria. Vivianne is also passionate about enterprise and management development. She was a mentor on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative and other enterprise development programmes in South Africa that provided black female-owned businesses with management skills and training. She holds a 1st degree in Economics & Business Administration, Master’s degree in Development Economics from the University of Sussex, and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (University of Pretoria), and is currently a Fellow on the Chatham House Global Health Leaders Fellowship. Her work currently focuses on nutrition, maternal, newborn, and child health, Immunisation, sexual and reproductive health, and epidemic preparedness.